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  1. 5616182 Merge pull request #332 from peachfinance/Fstat-stat-options by John Eikenberry · 4 years, 5 months ago main master v1.11.0
  2. a5f5a4c Merge pull request #330 from pkg/issue-295-corrupt-resumes by John Eikenberry · 4 years, 5 months ago
  3. e6f3825 Merge pull request #329 from pkg/issue-291-ifmt-platform-fix by John Eikenberry · 4 years, 5 months ago
  4. 77a4076 fixes based on comments + minor test added by Eran Sandler · 4 years, 5 months ago
  5. 1bc3ea1 fix issue with file put resume/append by John Eikenberry · 4 years, 5 months ago


The sftp package provides support for file system operations on remote ssh servers using the SFTP subsystem. It also implements an SFTP server for serving files from the filesystem.

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usage and examples

See for examples and usage.

The basic operation of the package mirrors the facilities of the os package.

The Walker interface for directory traversal is heavily inspired by Keith Rarick's fs package.


  • There is way too much duplication in the Client methods. If there was an unmarshal(interface{}) method this would reduce a heap of the duplication.


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